Based in Denver, CO, Thrive Home Builders has been building single- family homes and rowhomes since 1993 and has an impressive history of high performance building leadership. Thrive has offered solar panels as standard with their homes since 2009, and they are currently the only production builder in Colorado to offer the Zero Energy Ready Home, formerly the U.S. Department of Energy’s Challenge Home. They have developed a standard zero energy home with Owens Corning they call the Z.E.N.™ home and have built an effective marketing campaign around these homes, called the Power of Zero™.
Thrive has won several major awards for their performance, including the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Housing Innovation Award, the 2013 Challenge Home Award, Green Builder Magazine 2012 Green Home of the Year, and the 2009 ENERGY STAR® Leadership in Housing Award. They are also active in their local community and have built and donated several homes to different organizations.